Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

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wisdom and expedient in me, that my servant  , whose offering I have accepted, and  whose prayers I have heard; unto whom I give  a promise of eternal life inasmuch as he keep eth my commandments from henceforth; for  he is a descendant of Seth [Joseph], and a partaker of  the blessings of the promise made unto his  fathers. Verily I say unto you, it is expedi ent in me that he should become a member of  the order, that he may assist in bringing forth  my word unto the children of men: there fore ye shall ordain him unto this blesssing:  and he shall seek diligently to take away in cumbrances, that are upon the house named  among you, that he may dwell therein; even  so: Amen.
 

Section 98 • Revelation, 16–17 December 1833 [D&C 101]

SECTION XCVIII.
 
Revelation given December, 1833.
 
1 Verily, I say unto you, concerning your  brethren who have been afflicted, and perse cuted, and cast out from the land of their in heritance, I the Lord have suffered the afflic tion to come upon them, wherewith they have  been afflicted in consequence of their trans gressions; yet, I will own them, and they shall  be mine in that day when I shall come to make  up my jewels.
2 Therefore, they must needs be chasten ed, and tried, even as Abraham, who was com manded to offer up his only son; for all those  who will not endure chastening, but deny me,  cannot be sanctified. [p. 365]
wisdom and expedient in me, that my servant , whose offering I have accepted, and whose prayers I have heard; unto whom I give a promise of eternal life inasmuch as he keepeth my commandments from henceforth; for he is a descendant of Seth [Joseph], and a partaker of the blessings of the promise made unto his fathers. Verily I say unto you, it is expedient in me that he should become a member of the order, that he may assist in bringing forth my word unto the children of men: therefore ye shall ordain him unto this blesssing: and he shall seek diligently to take away incumbrances, that are upon the house named among you, that he may dwell therein; even so: Amen.
 

Section 98 • Revelation, 16–17 December 1833 [D&C 101]

SECTION XCVIII.
 
Revelation given December, 1833.
 
1 Verily, I say unto you, concerning your brethren who have been afflicted, and persecuted, and cast out from the land of their inheritance, I the Lord have suffered the affliction to come upon them, wherewith they have been afflicted in consequence of their transgressions; yet, I will own them, and they shall be mine in that day when I shall come to make up my jewels.
2 Therefore, they must needs be chastened, and tried, even as Abraham, who was commanded to offer up his only son; for all those who will not endure chastening, but deny me, cannot be sanctified. [p. 365]
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